Welcome to Starved Rock IL, where there is more to see, explore and enjoy while you are in Starved Rock Country. Take a journey of the trails, landscapes and waterfalls of Illinois most visited nature and recreation area, Starved Rock State Park. Explore surrounding nature areas like Matthiessen and Buffalo Rock State Parks or take a bike ride along the historic I & M Canal. Come check out the towns and cities of Starved Rock Country and enjoy local food and entertainment. This will be an ongoing project and new content will be added throughout the year.